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With five nominations in his name for this year's award ceremony and eight wins already under his belt, the 22-year-old has seen incredible success at the annual show in recent years.
However, there hasn't really been a time when the Canadian native wasn't a favorite at the event—and his first year nominated is concrete proof of that.
Rewind six years ago to 2010. The then-16 year old had transformed from an unknown Canadian YouTube singer to Usher's protégé. The teenager released his first studio album, My World 2.0, in January of that year after a string of chart-topping singles like "Baby" and "Somebody to Love" and a successful extended play.